Test Details

Mnemonic

CALB

Ordering Code

3008115

CPT-4 Code(s)

82042

Specimen Information

Collect

CSF
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Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL CSF refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Contaminated or hemolyzed specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

Nephelometry
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Reference Range

0 - 35 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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